Mr Shakeel Akhtar

  Dr Shakeel Akhtar Job Title:

Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon;

Clinical Director Head and Neck Surgery;

Lead Clinician Head & Neck Oncology

Department: Maxillofacial Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery

Telephone Number: 01772 522570

Primary Medical Qualification: MB ChB

Other Qualifications:


Year of Registration: 1992

GDC Number: 59199

GMC Number: 3679401

Career History: 

House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dundee (1984).

Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, North Manchester General Hospital (1985).

Registrar, Bolton (1996-97).

House Officer in Medicine, Blackburn (1992).

House Officer in General Surgery, Bolton, (1993).

Surgical rotation encompassing Senior House Officer posts in General Surgery, Accident and Emergency Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery (1993-1994).

Specialist Registrar Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, North Wales (1994-1999).

Fellowships: Orthognathic Surgery, Amsterdam (1998); Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Salt Lake City (1999).

Specialist Areas: Oral, Maxillofacial & Head and Neck Surgery

Specialists Interests: Oral Cancer Surgery; H&N Reconstructive Surgery (including microvascular reconstruction); Facial trauma and reconstruction; salivary gland disease; Dental Implantology; Facial pain  and dento-alveolar surgery.

Research Interests: Oral cancer

Clinics: Adult Oral and Maxillofacial Clinics; H&N Oncology Clinics

Languages Spoken: English